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Body Shrinking Kung Fu
Suogugong 缩骨功 - One of the Weirdest Martial Art

6 June 2006

A couple of years ago, world-renowned illusionist David Copperfield visited China and repeatedly had his audience fallen under his spell with his spectacular stunts. But not all of the local people are impressed by the imported feat. "His stuff is just plain fake," some kung fu men openly snubbed.

As Copperfield was performing at the grand Beijing Capital Gymnasium, in a humble suburban park, Mr. Zhou Liang, a martial arts master, challenged the King of the Magic with his Bone Compression Gong and Turtle Breath Gong. He freed himself from a rope wrapped tightly around him by shrinking his body, and he let audience bury him under the earth for a lengthy period.

It is one of the rare occasions when China’s top kung fu masters come out to publicly demonstrate their legendary exploits.

But it's not the first time, and it’s certainly not the last time. On 22 May this year, a man named Wu Xizi once again executed the extraordinary kung fu of Bone Compression in public before the building of Nanjing TV Station.

He’s only 23 year-old, 1.71 metres tall and weighted 67 kilograms. The following photos show how he crammed himself into a box that is just 60 cm long, 30 cm wide and 40 cm high. ..

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